OAC’s 2015 Year in Review

The year 2015 was one filled with exciting work and progress for the OAC. Throughout the year, we were able to continue our mission of education, advocacy and support in many ways, such as providing the RIGHT education to the public, advocating for access to obesity care and treatment...



Give2OAC: Support the OAC’s Advocacy Efforts

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) has worked on a number of efforts this year to improve access to the treatments of obesity. We’ve conducted hundreds of legislative visits across the country, both in Washington, DC and at the state capitol level. These primarily have revolved around improving coverage under...



Why Giving to the OAC is Something I Must Do

I was raised, in part, by my grandfather, who was a very strict Catholic. He went to church many times a week, prayed all the time and never ate meat on Fridays. I learned a lot from him. His philosophy was that he was put here to be an...



Why I Give – OAC Members Give Back by Spreading the Word on Weight Bias and Stigma

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) tackles numerous issues in the field of obesity, and one of these issues is weight bias and stigma. Weight stigma plays a role in everyday life, and remains a socially acceptable form of prejudice in American society that is rarely challenged. To combat this,...



Why We Give – How Organizations Show their Support for the OAC

There’s numerous ways to support the causes you care about, and sometimes that effort isn’t just made on an individual level. The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is greatly supported by our numerous members and supporters and even by various organizations, practices and companies in the field of obesity as...



Why I Give – OAC Board Members Share Why They Show their Support

The Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) National Board of Directors consists of 14 dedicated and hard-working individuals who have made a commitment to the OAC in many ways. Our board members volunteer at events, participate in planning committees and advocate on behalf of the organization in numerous areas, such as...




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